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A person's feet.
tootsie, trotterView synonyms
- ‘So peel off those manky trainers and get something fresh and funky on your plates of meat.’
- ‘Oliver explained: ‘These days most Londoners know that plates, as in plates of meat, mean feet.’’
- ‘In spite of my plates of meat agony - I just had to have a bit of a walk.’
- ‘His size 12 plates of meat posed a problem for his girlfriend as she scoured the city for riding boots.’
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